• Short Summary

    The Lord and Lady Mayoress of London hold a fancy dress ball for children at the Mansion House.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Fancy Dress Ball. Juvenile guests of London's Lord Mayor.

    Mansion House, London.

    L/S of children in fancy dress filing into the Egyptian Hall in Mansion House, various shots as they greet officials and dignitaries. M/S of a group of children in various forms of fancy dress, from regency courtier to ballerina. A glass coach, which lights up from inside, enters. C/U of a little girl dressed as a fairy, she is Rosanne Mills. M/S as a man hands her a bouquet of flowers and she walks up and presents it to the Lady Mayoress. She then shakes hands with Percy Vincent, the Lord Mayor.

    M/S as the children dance together while the adults stand around the edges. M/S of the children lined up in their costumes. M/S of the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress sat side by side, she has a child on her knee. C/U of two little children, M/S's of the children watching a Punch and Judy Show.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:50:00 / 01:26:54:00

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